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ZENO'S

ZENO'S

P.O. BOX 16319, San Francisco, CA 94116 USA (415) 566-6962

We specialize in the following categories - literature in translation, modern first editions, African-American literature, and hard-to-find books in general.

Zeno s (established 1983) is an online used and out-of-print bookstore specializing in the categories of: literature in translation, modern first editions, and hard-to-find books. We started as a mail order business. In 1992 we moved into a storefront, and then to a bigger location a couple of years later. Eventually we closed the physical store to go online as zenosbooks.com. We have been selling our own hand-picked eclectic selection of used, hard-to-find, and even rare books via the internet ever since. We can now also offer our customers the opportunity to purchase new books, CDs, DVDs, and eBooks from a selection of over 1.1 million titles, most at a discounted price. Take a look!

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Further Confessions of Zeno

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Berkeley. 1969. University Of California Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good in Dustjacket With Tape-Repaired Tear in The Back. Translated from the Italian by Ben Johnson & P. N. Furbank. 302 pages. hardcover. Jacket design by David Stanfield. FROM THE PUBLISHER-In the last years of his life Svevo was working on a sequel to THE CONFESSIONS OF ZENO, It was never completed, but from the fragments he left it is possible to conjecture what kind of work it might have been, The five narratives ...

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In Search of J. D. Salinger used book

In Search of J. D. Salinger

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Edition: 1st ed
Binding: hardcover
Publisher: Random House (NY)
Date published: 1988
ISBN-13: 9780394534688
ISBN: 0394534689

Description: New York. 1988. June 1988. Random House. 1st Edition. Very Good in Dustjacket. ISBN: 0394534689. 223 pages. hardcover. June 1988. Jacket design by Robert Aulicino. FROM THE PUBLISHER-The highly controversial study of J.D. Salinger which sparked a landmark Supreme Court ruling on questions of fair use and the right of privacy. inventory #10085. Read More

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Curfew

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Edition: 1st ed
Binding: hardcover
Publisher: George Weidenfeld & Nicholson
Date published: 1988
ISBN-13: 9781555841669
ISBN: 155584166X

Description: New York. 1988. May 1988. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st American Edition. Very Good in Dustjacket. ISBN: 155584166x. Translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam. 311 pages. hardcover. Jacket design by Reg Perry. Jacket painting: The House of Mystery by William Degouve de Nunques. Collection: State Museum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, The Netherlands. Author's photograph by Sophie Bassouls/Sygma. FROM THE PUBLISHER-With the intense lyricism that is his hallmark and the urgency of today's headlines, ... Read More

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The Unicorn Expedition and Other Fantastic Tales of India used book

The Unicorn Expedition and Other Fantastic Tales of India

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Edition: 1st ed
Binding: hardcover
Publisher: Dutton Books
Date published: 1987
ISBN-13: 9780525245445
ISBN: 0525245448

Description: New York. 1987. Dutton. 1st American Edition. Very Good in Slightly Wrinkled Dustjacket. ISBN: 0525245448. 190 pages. hardcover. Jacket design by Earl Tidwell. FROM THE PUBLISHER-Satyajit Ray created two very popular characters in Bengali children's literature—Feluda, a sleuth, and Professor Shonku, a scientist. He was a prominent writer of science fiction in Bengali or any Indian language for that matter. He also wrote short stories which were published as volumes of 12 stories, always with ... Read More

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On Power and Ideology: the Managua Lectures used book

On Power and Ideology: the Managua Lectures

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Edition: 1st ed
Binding: paperback
Publisher: South End Press
Date published: 1999
ISBN-13: 9780896082892
ISBN: 089608289X

Description: Boston. 1987. South End Press. 1st American Paperback Edition. Very Good in Wrappers. ISBN: 089608289x. 140 pages. paperback. Cover by Lydia Sargent. FROM THE PUBLISHER-In March 1986, Noam Chomskv had the opportunity to visit Managua and lecture at the Universidad Centroamericana. These lectures consisted of a morning series, devoted to the problems of language and knowledge (published by MIT Press), and an afternoon series, devoted to contemporary political issues, from which this book is ... Read More

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Music From a Blue Well

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Edition: 1st ed
Binding: hardcover
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Date published: 1988
ISBN-13: 9780803233157
ISBN: 0803233159

Description: Lincoln. 1988. University Of Nebraska Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good in Slightly Worn Dustjacket. ISBN: 0803233159. Translated from the Norwegian by Bibbi Lee. hardcover. FROM THE PUBLISHER-‘Torborg Nedreaas gives the best description of a young girl's emotional and physical development that I know of. MUSIC FROM A BLUE WELL is well-written, emotionally powerful without approaching sentimentality, and thematically significant. '-Janet E. Rasmussen, Pacific Lutheran University. ‘MUSIC ... Read More

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Uninvited Ghosts

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Binding: hardcover
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Date published: 1985
ISBN-13: 9780525441656
ISBN: 0525441654

Description: New York. 1985. Dutton. 3rd Printing. Very Good in Dustjacket. ISBN: 0525441654. 119 pages. hardcover. FROM THE PUBLISHER-Part of the BANANA BOOKS series, now available in a new format with a sewn binding designed for use in the classroom, a ghost story suitable for Key Stages 3 and 4. Illustrated by Frank Rodgers. inventory #10177. Read More

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Adam's Diary

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Edition: 1st ed
Binding: hardcover
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Date published: 1987
ISBN-13: 9780803219748
ISBN: 0803219741

Description: Lincoln. 1988. University Of Nebraska Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good in Dustjacket. ISBN: 0803219741. Translated from the Norwegian by Sverre Lyngstad. 246 pages. hardcover. FROM THE PUBLISHER-Set in Oslo, Norway, Adam's Diary (Adams Dagbok) transcends geographical boundaries in its depiction of lovers victimized by social roles and sexual stereotypes. It was recognized as a major novel on publication in Norway in 1978, and its translation into English will raise Knut Faldbakken to the ... Read More

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Poor Boy

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Edition: 1st ed
Binding: hardcover
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Date published: 1987
ISBN-13: 9780312018085
ISBN: 0312018088

Description: New York. 1988. St Martin's Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good in Dustjacket. ISBN: 0312018088. 1st Suspense Novel by Australian Poet & Critic. 254 pages. hardcover. Jacket design by James Victore. FROM THE PUBLISHER-Aussie foreign correspondent Tom Caxton lands in Bangkok in time to see a couple roughly pulled off a departing plane by a Thai policeman. Caxton snaps some photos, and Carmody, a suave Bangkok resident, helps get the film through customs. Later, Caxton and Carmody are attacked ... Read More

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Patagonia Revisited used book

Patagonia Revisited

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Edition: 1st ed
Binding: hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Date published: 1986
ISBN-13: 9780395384015
ISBN: 039538401X

Description: Boston. 1986. January 1986. Houghton Mifflin. 1st American Edition. Very Good in Dustjacket. ISBN: 039538401x. Illustrated by Kyffin Williams. 62 apges. hardcover. Jacket design by Humphrey Stone. FROM THE PUBLISHER-Since its discovery by Magellan in 1520, Patagonia was known as a country of black fogs and whirlwinds at the end of the inhabited world. It immediately lodged itself in the imagination as a metaphor for 'the ultimate', the point beyond which one could not go. In this book, Chatwin ... Read More

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